Delve into Perugia’s lively food scene and discover the top gourmet spots in the historic center that only locals know with this walking tour. Join your guide and a small group of fellow food lovers for a stroll through the medieval old town, stopping to meet local shop owners and producers along the way. Sample specialties like local cheeses and charcuterie, Umbrian olive oil, fresh truffles, and the city’s famed chocolate.
Unique experience with a member of the Valentini family who will tell you the secrets of work from the vineyard to the transformation of the grapes. The story of an artisanal process that obtains natural wines directly from the words of the protagonists.
You will be welcome in an early 19th century farmhouse in Pieve Pagliaccia, between Perugia and Assisi, where our company is based, the Brugnoni simple agricultural company, where our family has lived and worked with passion and love for the territory for almost 100 years. years. We carry on different cultures typical of the area, including the vine. We will guide you through our vineyards and then through the rooms of our cellar, telling you our story and illustrating all the stages of wine production, from the vineyard to the bottle. We will then let you taste the wines, accompanied by typical cutting boards selected by companies we collaborate with.
Sample two of Umbria’s most prestigious regional specialties against the backdrop of the atmospheric medieval hill town of Spello with this exclusive wine tasting and truffle lunch. Settle in at a landmark “enoteca” (wine shop” in the heart of the old town to sample regional wines and truffle-laced delicacies, as well as extra-virgin olive oil, fresh pasta, and artisan cheeses and cold cuts from the surrounding hills.
Indulge your senses during this 3-hour tasting tour in Montefalco. Visit a winery in the Sagrantino region and stroll through the old vineyards and olive groves. Tour the wine cellars where some of Umbria’s best wines are produced before sampling a number of wines and olive oils. Then sit down to a delicious Umbrian lunch complete with local cheeses, cured meats, and dessert.
Enjoy the highlights of Perugia in just hours without the hassle of a guidebook and map with this guided walking tour through the medieval town center. Stroll past top sights like Palazzo dei Priori, Rocca Paolina, Piazza IV Novembre, and the Roman aqueduct while learning about the city’s history and architecture from your guide. Stop to take in views from this hilltop town over the surrounding Umbrian countryside.
Umbria’s capital city, lively Perugia offers a range of attractions, from Etruscan–era fortifications and the Rocca Paolina (a medieval fortress and present-day cultural hub) to annual jazz and chocolate festivals. On this private walking tour, get a first-hand experience of the city’s charms, see its major sights, learn about its long history, and even enjoy a gustatory pause when you stop for an espresso at a local coffee shop.
Travel through the green fields and vineyards of Umbria on a trekking bike, without the inhibition of glassed-in tour bus windows. You can focus on the scenery as your guide leads the way through Bevagna and listen to commentary on the area's medieval history. Visit an organic winery for a tasting and settle down for a provided picnic lunch in a scenic spot.
Discover the world-class wines of Umbria, lesser-known but just as delicious as their Tuscan cousins. With this wine tour, visit three traditional cellars to sample Sagrantino Montefalco DOCG, Montefalco Rosso, and other prestigious wines during informal guided tastings led by winemakers and sommeliers. Break up your tastings with a leisurely lunch featuring organic Umbrian specialties—served with local labels, of course!
The Carini Farm offers tastings of its wines paired with Cinta Senese salami and pecorino cheeses.
• Tour on the estate
• Tasting of four Cinta Senese cured meats from the wild state of Carini, selected on the basis of seasonality and seasoning
• Tasting of two types of pecorino cheeses, fresh and aged, selected on the basis of seasonality and aging, in combination with organic grape compotes.
• Tasting of a glass to choose from our wines D.O.C. COLLI DEL TRASIMENO Rile (white wine) and Oscano (red wine)
• Tris of bruschetta with the company's products
• Typical Umbrian bread
• Natural / sparkling water
Today we'll visit Perugia, the capital of Umbria. It is worth visiting not only for the beauty of its hilltop setting, but also for its fine old buildings. Before it came under Roman rule, ancient Perusia was one of the 12 cities of the Etruscan federation and considerable sections of the Etruscan walls, which extended for 2,800 meters around the town, have been preserved. Perugia is known to the art world as the center of the Umbrian School of Painting in the 15th and 16th centuries and its leading members, Pietro Vannucci and Bernardino Betti both worked here. Lunch in typical restaurant after the guided tour of Perugia.
During our time in Perugia, we’ll take a visit to Perugina Chocolate House, located inside the renowned Perugina chocolate factory. A magic place to taste fine chocolate and enjoy a rich collection of pictures, labels, posters, gift boxes and special old machines to produce the chocolate and its most famous product the “bacio”.
Discover the little-known but world-class wines of Umbria with this wine-tasting experience in Todi led by a sommelier and expert on the region’s wines. Sip hyper-local vintages produced in the Umbrian hills, many from indigenous grape varieties found only here. Try Sagrantino, Trebbiano Spoletino, Grecchetto, and others during this half-day experience in a country home surrounded by olive groves.
We will welcome you with an Italian coffee, than we will make an olive tasting telling you the story of the Gold of the Romans, we will offer you also some bread and than also some wine from the farm.
You will visit the olive mill and if you like also our wine private wine collection.
We will show you also a 10 minutes documentary about what is beyond a bottle of olive oil.
Experience the ancient city of Perugia on a half-day walking tour and immerse yourself in the city’s rich cultural traditions. Meet your local guide at a central location and embark on your journey, visiting Rocca Paolina fortress, the bustling pedestrian street of Corso Vannucci, the amazing Maggiore Fountain, and other sites. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, handmade chocolates, and a light lunch included in the tour price.
Green gold, this is also called extra virgin olive oil in Umbria. Our region is probably the region with the best quality in all of Italy (and the world), having won numerous awards worldwide in recent years. A tradition devoted to the quality of the oil and not to the quantity of production.
Experience the gorgeous countryside of Umbria on a full-day bike tour that features a lunch stop at an agriturismo farm. Pedal past vineyards, olive orchards, and picturesque villages with an engaging guide who shares live commentary about this region of Italy. Take a well-deserved break for a multi-course lunch at an agriturismo farm, with the option to swim in their pool in warm weather.
Guided winery tours and tastings to discover Umbria wines, olive oils and other specialities. The guided tours are for single guests or groups, experts or novices, winelovers or wine experts, students and families.
Bocale is a testament to the artisanal production of high quality wine while respecting the land, the environment and the people who have been working and living there for generations.
The company has started in 2020 the conversion to organic farming.
In the vineyard herbicides are not used, the soil is grassed between the rows to reduce mechanical work, erosion and runoff. The vineyard is treated with the technique of green manure generally favino and soil fertility is replenished with organic and mineral fertilizers without the use of chemicals.
In the cellar are used only indigenous yeasts and neither microfiltrations nor stabilizations are done. The wine obtained is the result of an artisanal process respecting the environmental cycles and the natural attitudes of a territory.
The winery spreads over 10 hectares, 6 of which are planted with vines, and has an average annual production of 35,000 bottles.
Sip your way around Umbria during a day-long private wine tour from Assisi. Also introducing you to medieval cities such as Montefalco, the experience takes in sights of monuments, churches, and Roman ruins, to give you a slice of history to accompany your wine. Try the full-bodied sagrantino wine that is loved in the region, and learn about Umbria as you explore.
Be welcomed by a Wine Family!
It will be our pleasure to tell you about our company history, the origins of Bocale and the philosophy that guides our daily work in the vineyard and in the cellar.
Bocale is a testimony to the artisanal production of high quality wine with respect for the territory, the environment and people.
The company started the conversion to organic in 2020
The company covers 10 hectares of which 6 are vineyards and has an average annual production of 40,000 bottles.
Travel deep into the vines through spectacular Assisi Valley in a carriage pulled by two magnificent horses. Experience a wine tour and tastings at a bio winery. Relaxed peace while learning the biological philosophy of the vineyards. A unique experience combining the rural life of the past, with modern bio consciousness based on the production of the highest quality food in full respect of the local natural resources. At the end, a delicious tasting * of biological wines and cold cuts.
Nice fluvial village of Roman origins, today Torgiano owes its fame to the excellent agricultural productions that have made it one of the most appreciated capitals of olive oil and wine in Italy. We’ll firstly take a visit to the olive oil museum, where this precious product is illustrated through museum objects retracing its history and analyzing its countless virtues. Only a few steps away from this fascinating museum, and we are faced with 5000 years of history narrated through archaeological finds and artifacts that document the role of wine in Mediterranean civilization. And if it is true that knowing is at the basis of taste, at the end of the museum tour, we’ll enjoy a rich wine tasting and brunch in a prestigious winery, in which Torgiano wines and olive oils will be the undisputed protagonists
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
What people are saying about Food Tours in Perugia
Taste Perugia Food Tour Led by Local
"Richard is a wonderful guide with strong food and historical knowledge. Perugia is not your normal tourist spot so it feels more local. Food includes wine, cheese, olive oils, spaghetti with truffles and chocolate. Very interesting historical town. Definitely worth the visit."..."
"Richard is a wonderful guide with strong food and historical knowledge. Perugia is not your normal tourist spot so it feels more local. Food includes wine, cheese, olive oils, spaghetti with truffles and chocolate. Very interesting historical town. Definitely worth the visit."
Montefalco: Winery and Oil Mill Tour in with Light Lunch
"Jessica was a wonderful tour guide. Enjoyed all of the tour from the vineyards to the olive groves to the fabulous wine tasting and light lunch. Jessica was extremely informative and conversational."..."
"Jessica was a wonderful tour guide. Enjoyed all of the tour from the vineyards to the olive groves to the fabulous wine tasting and light lunch. Jessica was extremely informative and conversational."
"Our local guide provided an interesting overview to Perugia's amazing history, culture and art. She was brisk, but also had the patience to answer questions. Perugia is a great place to visit and a local tour is a perfect way to start the vacation."..."
"Our local guide provided an interesting overview to Perugia's amazing history, culture and art. She was brisk, but also had the patience to answer questions. Perugia is a great place to visit and a local tour is a perfect way to start the vacation."